Gentle, intriguing and pleasant exercises for the whole body. Learn how to replace stiffness, restriction and pain with smoothness, grace and freedom – safely and enjoyably. Acquire techniques for ongoing self maintenance.
Reverse the tendency to stoop with rounded shoulders, hollow chest and slumped back with our experienced Feldenkrais trainer. Learn to develop an easy upright posture, feel the freedom in your chest and breathing and have a natural ease and poise of your head, neck and shoulders.
Feldenkrais method is an educational alternative exercise therapy that can benefit anyone, including those with a number of medical conditions. Our skilled Feldenkrais practitioner directs your attention to habitual movement patterns and helps you to learn new ways of gentle, slow and repeated movement.
Currently, we have no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
Ralph Hadden has over 40 years’ experience in movement and body therapies, as a practitioner, teacher and trainer of teachers. He was among the first to undergo Feldenkrais training in Australia and has been teaching the method since 1988. He is a certified Feldenkrais practitioner and has been accredited as an Assistant Trainer (authorised to teach in practitioner training programs).
Ralph has taught and presented workshops for many organisations, businesses and sporting clubs; including the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, the Gawler Foundation, the Arthritis Foundation, RMIT, Breacan, radio 3AK, the Boite Singers Festival, AFG, Feldenkrais Interest Group (FIG), Hepburn Spa, and CAE.
He writes for journals such as Wellbeing and the Australian Association of Massage Therapists and was editor of Feldenkrais Australia, the national newsletter of the AFG from 2012-2018.
Ralph was for 20 years the founder and director of the Melbourne School of Tactile Therapies, an institution which pioneered massage therapist training in Australia. He offers ongoing weekly classes (ATM), individual consultations (FI) and workshops in Melbourne, interstate and internationally. In-house and corporate presentations are available by arrangement.
Ralph teaches with clarity, respect and good humour. His sessions combine fun with serious learning, helping his clients to achieve optimal health and performance at work and play.